CSO Blog - A Tidy Home in Just a Few Minutes a Day

A Tidy Home in Just a Few Minutes a Day

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It’s quite hard to want to spend an entire afternoon or day tidying your house, especially as the weather gets warmer and it’s more and more tempting to hit your favorite brunch spot on Saturday morning or to try a new Denver brewery on Sunday afternoon. So how can you keep your home entertainment-ready and be able to find everything you need in a second, and yet not give up your weekends to tedious chores? . . .
CSO Blog: 16 Things to Get Rid of Before the End of 2016

16 Things to Get Rid of Before the End of 2016

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As the year comes to a close, this is the perfect time to evaluate what you own and to create some space in your life. Take note of what you haven’t worn all year, what clutter is getting in the way of your daily routine, and what shoes have seen better days. Donate, recycle, consign, or pass on as much as you can to begin 2017 with a fresh start . . .
CSO Blog: 5 Simple Steps to Organize Your Bedroom

5 Simple Steps to Organize Your Bedroom

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Your bedroom can be a wonderful sanctuary to kick back and relax away from all of the external stresses of life. If it is full of clutter, if it feels dirty, or if it isn’t decorated how you want it, it is unlikely that it will ever be a welcoming retreat space. If you follow these 5 simple steps below to get your bedroom organized, it will feel great and you’ll savor your time in there!
CSO Blog: Get Your Wardrobe Organized for Fall

Get Your Wardrobe Organized for Fall

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The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting chillier, and fall is certainly around the corner, if not already here. Now that your skin is probably sun-kissed, your summer sandals are probably wearing thin, and your tank tops are about to need a sweater over them, it’s a great time to get your wardrobe organized for fall. Follow these simple steps to get ready for the new season so that your transition is seamless and stylish!
CSO Blog: What To Do with the Things You Want to Get Rid Of

What To Do With the Things You Want To Get Rid Of

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Now that we are past the height of summer, I think it’s safe to assume (or maybe hope) that you have already finished your spring cleaning. If you have taken the time to sort through your clutter, clean out your pantry, or purge the clothes that you are no longer wearing, you probably have several items that you are ready to get rid of . . .
CSO Blog: How to Prepare for a Move

How to Prepare for a Move

Moving is simultaneously one of the most exciting and yet one of the most dreaded activities. It’s wonderful to look forward to nesting in a new space, and a move also serves as the perfect chance for a fresh start. It is easy to get overwhelmed as you think about packing every breakable wine glass, taking art off of the walls, and going through everything that you have accumulated in your current space, but if you prepare for a move properly, it is a great opportunity to evaluate what you own . . .
CSO Blog: How to Simplify & Streamline your Workspace

How to Simplify & Streamline Your Workspace

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Do you find that it is nearly impossible to get work done with a messy desk and a cluttered environment? A serene, clear and efficient workspace is much more conducive to focusing in on the task at hand. Whether you work in a cubicle in a high-rise downtown or in a spacious home office, follow these tips to streamline and simplify your workspace so you feel productive and inspired when you sit down at your desk for the day . . .
CSO Blog: Spring Cleaning: Pantry Edition

Spring Cleaning : Pantry Edition

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Although we got about 20+ inches of snow this weekend here in Colorado, spring is still on my mind, and it’s probably on yours too! So with that momentum behind us, it’s a great time to start annual spring cleaning. It’s such a good feeling to get into all of those nooks and crannies that get neglected throughout the year . . .
CSO Blog: How to Make Organizing a Habit

How to Make Organizing a Habit

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I’ve always heard that it takes 21 days to form a new habit, meaning if you do the same action repetitively for 21 days straight, it becomes ingrained within you. Whether or not this exact timing is accurate, (I believe there is variation depending on the person and the task), I think it is true that if we consciously do the same task over and over then eventually we don’t have to think about it and our muscle memory kicks in. Sometimes a habit is so second nature we don’t recognize it as a habit . . .
CSO Blog: 15 Things to Get Rid of Before the End of 2015

15 Things to Get Rid of by the End of 2015

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Start 2016 off Right by Getting Rid of These 15 Things by the End of the Year! 1. Shabby Holiday Decor: Lights that don’t work, broken ornaments, or any holiday decorations that you aren’t delighted to see as you unpack them each season can go. 2. Junk Mail: Recycle any junk mail, and address any other mail such as a bill that needs to be paid now so you can recycle that too . . .